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SFGTV
Mar 4, 2011 9:30pm PST
there and interested in the new uses of the billmore and the department it prepared to have a smaller, business oriented sign for that area. and if it happens, this would not result in a large time of the vacant store front. president olague: just a clarification. commissioner antonini: on the paperwork it says the movie theaters would not be allowed. is that correct? >> that is correct. it would not be considered around the supervisor's proposal. commissioner antonini: i'm going to support this, but it might got to the supervisor for modification after this. >> your recommendation is transmitted to the full board and the spoon sorg supervisor indicates to the city attorney if they would like to accept your modifications regardless of whether the sponsor or supervisor accepts them, the department staff presents your recommendations to the land use committee and that committee makes a final decision on what should be sent to the full board. commissioner antonini: i am going to be supportive sthub noted and he seemed to think it was and apparently not as written and i am not saying there will be
SFGTV
Mar 4, 2011 11:00pm PST
will have to move that garbage bin to the front street. we will use rubber wheels on that. >> thank you. the conditions of approval seem to me to differ from other conditions of approval, particularly where there is patio seating involved. they do not reference hours of operation. >> that is correct. the department would be willing to add suitable hours of operation controls. it could be from 10:00 until 10:00 or whenever the commission feels is necessary. >> this is the situation of a very major neighborhood commercial district. i appreciate the concerns of the neighbors on bartlett street. they reside and bought projects and housing that backs into a major commercial district. one has to assume that there will be permitted commercial uses. that would include the entire lot. that is standard. commercial uses are not limited to a portion of the lot. i am not going to gointo healthy food, fast food, and all of that. i wonder if we would consider this differently if it was a k fc. the websites says 340 restaurants worldwide. you might start to make that comparison. as far as the hiring co
PBS
Mar 5, 2011 12:00am PST
have joined us. our conversation with susan jacoby, coming up. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. >> nationwide is on your side >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- tavis: susan jacoby is a best- selling author. her latest is "never say die: the myth and marketing of the new old age." susan jacoby, a bit too heavy on this program. >> wonderful to be here. tavis: led to heavy. tell me about the marketing of this new old age. i see these commercials all the time on television, people running through gardens. >> it is called age defying. it
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2011 3:00pm PST
be filtered out and used for other products. >> [speaking spanish] >> it is going to be a good thing for us to take used motor oil from customers. we have a 75-gallon tank that we used and we have someone take it from here to recycle. >> so far, we have 35 people. we have collected 78 gallons, if not more. these are other locations that you can go. it is absolutely free. you just need to have the location open. you are set to go. >> so it's a tremendous honor to be here today. we've got a tremendous program for you. this is our annual black history month kickoff. it was started many, many years ago. dr. carter g. woodson had participated in the founding of black history month. he was involved in the group known as the oh, -- association for the study of african-american life and history. the local chapter of that group is what is now known as the african-american cultural and historical society. so it's an honor. we've been doing this for many, many years and it's great to see so many faces out here today. right now what i'd like to do is thank our partners and acknowledge them for their pa
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2011 4:30pm PST
and build community but also to reflect on the previous year, what challenges lie ahead of us. today at the board of supervisors, we recognized black history month. for me, that is always a reflection of the work of people that have come before us so that we can be where we are today. as asian americans, we think and appreciate the work of african- americans in advancing our civil-rights as asian-americans in this country. as we look toward the new year, i think we can say that the asian-american community has come far in san francisco since we first started immigrating here in the 1950's, and there were many challenges for our community, beginning with the first exclusion act, immigration and for men and women that came for san francisco, to labor issues, and also segregation that we faced. and that was then brought forward as a court case to look at what it means to be equal but separate in our public schools. there is much work we have done here, and now we see we have our first asian-american mayor, the first time we have seen four asian american sitting on the board of superviso
SFGTV
Mar 4, 2011 7:00pm PST
, uses, as i said it earlier, in emeryville, and development that got a lead putnam award, has a lead market, theaters, restaurants, a mixed use, that this site deserves. in san francisco, we have done theaters and restaurants, again, combined with historic buildings, such as 1000 van ness. at the end of the day, the trick to this will be the financial commitment to getting this thing approved through the different agencies, designed properly and ultimately to poke a tenant from the bay area or san francisco. we have done deals with sales z forcesales zynga, microsoft, and the like, but this will appeal to the whole bay area. which is why we feel the sobrato partnering was a fabulous opportunity for us, for the city, and ports. with that, we are very excited about this project. this is sort of a culmination of what we do. pier 70 would be a highlight of our company and the sobrato organization as well. thank you for your time. thank you. all but three seconds. >> port city is next. i think this is what you walkew. >> good afternoon and thank you for giving us the opportunity to presen
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2011 7:00pm PST
? everyone. announcer: imagine if who you are were used as an insult. >> so it's a tremendous honor to be here today. we've got a tremendous program for you. this is our annual black history month kickoff. it was started many, many years ago. dr. carter g. woodson had participated in the founding of black history month. he was involved in the group known as the oh, -- association for the study of african-american life and history. the local chapter of that group is what is now known as the african-american cultural and historical society. so it's an honor. we've been doing this for many, many years and it's great to see so many faces out here today. right now what i'd like to do is thank our partners and acknowledge them for their participateation. the san francisco public library much the california cultural arts program and we couldn't do it without the good folks in the mayor's office of neighborhood services. what i'd like to do now is strue -- shall truce -- intro duce tanish hollins from the mayor's office of neighborhood services. >> good amp, family. happy black history mont
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 1:30am PST
all of these new sustainable ideas can be used for power as well. that's really what i have. thanks. >> thanks. just quickly, we want to give you an overview of how these improvements and the ones you have heard in the prior meetings get paid for. this structure is similar to what you have seen in other product areas, where we have to insure the project is feasible and the public benefits we are proposing get billed and paid for. the little difference here is that negotiate an agreement with the navy, where we are making a payment to the navy for the island. that is about $55 million and allows the navy to protest pit in some of the upside. but the sources of funds are the typical once in every developed project. we have seen it in mission bay and the shipyard. there is an additional tax on land and improvement above the 1% typical property tax. there is a tax increment that bonn does, leveraged with private capital from our development partner. the way the numbers work out is that about a third comes from each source, about $500 million from the private capital and $414 million fro
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2011 7:00am PST
on the many, many contributions of african-americans in this city and how each of us has changed the gee graval and cultural landscape of this city. how fitting that we celebrate black history month today, which is also the same as lunar new year and also an opportunity -- opportunity to reflect on the diversity of this city and how happy we are to be in a city which is so inclussive. so without forth delay i would like to welcome you on behalf of mator's office of neighborhood services. mayor lee will be joining us later. with the invocations, we would like to invite pastor stacey kerns. >> good amp. let us pause for a moment to invite the presence of god. shall we pray together? god, our help in ages past, our hope in years to come, we invite your holy presence to bless this celebration of african-american history month. we give up thanks and praise for the legacy, the creativity, the genius and contributions of african-american people everywhere. we pray that you would strengthen this organization and strengthen all organizations that support telling the story of black history. and so
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 6:30am PST
grand coming to us that is not well applied to the scale and the volume of people in san francisco. >> our represented can speak to that. generally, many of those grants are administered by the ntia. so they have tried to incorporate some of those things they learned in terms of the monitoring they are requiring us to do. to insure these programs are relevant and are making a concerted effort to share practices among the different participants in this program nationwide, and are developing a group of grantees in urban areas, trying to develop one-on- one interaction, so we can learn from one another. i think they have learned from that program. there was a big emphasis on the sustainability on these programs beyond the life of the grant. the interest in broadband beyond the media training. i think that has been an emphasis on the ntia. supervisor mirkarimi: thank you. >> good morning, supervisors. department of aging and adult services. our program is going to be putting computers and technology -- wi technology into centers around the city for seniors. 21 senior centers in the ci
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2011 6:00am PST
with the department of environment and we are recycling oil. thank you. we can go into a refinery and we can use it again. they do oil changes and sell it anyway, so now they know when a ticket to a. hal>> to you have something you want to get rid of? >> why throw it away when you can reuse it? >> it can be filtered out and used for other products. >> [speaking spanish] >> it is going to be a good thing for us to take used motor oil from customers. we have a 75-gallon tank that we used and we have someone take it from here to recycle. >> so far, we have 35 people. we have collected 78 gallons, if not more. these are other locations that you can go. it is absolutely free. you just need to have the location open. you are set to go. [music] [applause] good afternoon, everybody. thank you for joining us today. the first thing i will ask you to do is put your hands together in front of our heart and bow slightly and say nanasta it means the good in me greets the good in all of you. who knows where is this is from? india. today we are sharing an form. we are members of the dance company based here in
SFGTV
Mar 4, 2011 9:00pm PST
, again, they were under a different governance of land use for the large part being redeveloped. and one of those consequences was that in the corridor of fillmore, south of -- or south opposed to gary, moving through the western edition, you could have a store front, retail in the mixed use and commercial corridor where you can put an office right there in there. now, one would think in a commercial corridor like ours you would have some kind of retail space, restaurants, place to dine perhaps, place to shop. on the east side of the fillmore corridor, we had that. on the west side of the fillmore corridor for many blocks we do not. because the property owner who decided that they wanted to lend it out and lease it out to the social security office which had it for many years or to a clinic which is fine, clinics being there and they want to be there and what they were doing, in my opinion, playing with who could pay the kind of dollar they were looking for and subverting the potential of there being more vibrant retail access in that particular area. and so right now especially since th
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2011 10:00pm PST
in is how we can use technology to make the city, which is typically quite a static environment architecturally speaking -- how can we make it come alive? >> what i love about your work is there is such sophisticated software and electronics and complex connections that all have to work together to make it successful, but yet, all of that is invisible to the people interact with the work. >> they do not realize there is all these cables and projectors and computers and all this technology behind the scenes, and if you can keep it hidden, it feels like a really magical moment. to me, that is what is inspiring, and that is what makes the public, their eyes light up. >> you feel a little bit like the wizard of oz? >> totally, yes. >> having been on market street for a while and seeing how the public is reacting to your piece, what is your impression of what it is going to be like here? >> i'm already loving it. just the fact that i can look up and see someone seeing how crazy it is, and i have been bumping into people in the street who are recognized only from their portrait. i'm h
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2011 2:00am PST
by having faith, i want to arouse. make you believe there's a god above watching over us. without scientific explanation. i want to cast out your demons. liberate your oppressed soul. bring back lost friends. just like jesus, be a shameless pervert while with the possibility of sexism and paternal. just like jesus, i want to hear the voice of my farther. bask in the stars, this is not an end but a beginning. a sepia tone of martarism. i want my engage capturred. to frame the minds of ignorants. while blindly following leaders. i want to be nestled, half naked against your chest. claiming your spirit when you come. with the promise of salvation. i simply want to life before i die. i have two more poems. this is all new. wrote it for harold bloom. he first called it the death of art and. reading well is one the greatest pleasures. i am dedicating to harold bloom. i am not a poet. i want to be rich. i have had a great sex life. i am not a poet. georgia i do not like being called an act visit. i cannot be considered a vegetarian. i will give my ass up and like it. i would be inspired. i may val
SFGTV
Mar 4, 2011 6:30pm PST
. if that happens, the funding vehicles we use far sensitive to that. projects that have been specifically authorized by congress already, which is the case for our army corps of engineers project, when we go to fund them, they are still considered earmarks, so we are hopeful that that is going to change. i hope that answers your question. >> can you talk a little bit more about the process? the new process? all the departments are working together. can you talk about how things are prioritized and what gets done compared to what does not? >> sure, and this is spelled out in great detail in the capital plan itself. the first step was to get all the divisions together and decide what we were going to use to evaluate. that was one set of considerations. the other set was what category did we want to have set aside for specific projects that require extra consideration or perhaps should get less consideration? in this case, emergency projects had its own category for consideration. mandated by code or order. or by a regulatory agency that had its own consideration. some projects that were de
SFGTV
Mar 4, 2011 8:30pm PST
on the basis of interference with the use of our privacy. the proposed construction project interferes with the use of our property. it will be unfair to the quality of life. construction workers will be there all day long. it is intended to block the direct sunlight on the west side of our building. it will impact the atmosphere making our homes less livable. we also object to the loss of street parking. i don't know if they have received the petition signed by our association. president olague: if you leave it here, miss rogers will pass it. >> i only have the original copy, i can leave you with that. thank you for hearing me. president olague: any additional public comment? >> good afternoon, i am here to repreent the -- represent the project sponsor. i want to thank commissioner moore and commissioner sugaya. president olague: if this is general public comment -- >> i can respond to -- president olague: this is the only time? go ahead. >> we want to thank them for their support. we were really impressed with the building design. there is one note i would like to make about the acti
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 3:30pm PST
-ashbury neighborhood counseling recycle center, following that particular hearing, we used the information, which i thought was helpful in constructing a resolution before us today. i want to thank supervisor avalos and mar for the co- sponsors of of the resolution. i do not plan on this being another in-depth hearing as it was two weeks ago, but as we were able to will document from that particular hearing, it seemed rather hasty and inconsistent 5 rec and parks department and the part of the environment and city to move on this termination of lease on the recycle center by using the premise that the recycling center is a nonconforming use for this park -- for this part of golden gate park, and as it relates to the master plan, yet not exercise any due diligence as the city had done elsewhere in trying to help a resource like the recycling center moved to a different location. that lack of due diligence, i think, proves it was a rash decision in the way that it was processed by the wreck and park department, compared to the water recycling plant that is being proposed by the puc in golden gate par
FOX
Mar 5, 2011 9:00am EST
us safer. >>> whenever there's a loud noise, i've always been one of those people that run towards the noise, not away. that's one of the reasons i became a volunteer firefighter. >> reporter: scott koen vividly remembers the events of 9/11, the planes that crashed in washington, dc, pennsylvania and new york city. scott wanted to do something special to honor those caught up in the terrorist attacks. >> and so i developed a project called freedom plaza, which was to use the materials from the world trade center and make a large north american bald eagle out of it on the size and scale of the statue of liberty. >> reporter: scott designed the memorial to stand where the world trade center towers had fallen. but the city of new york was already developing other plans for the site, and scott's memorial was not destined to be part of them. then, late one night, he came up with another, even more ambitious idea. >> if we were going to use steel and aluminum in an eagle. we could use the steel in a ship. >> reporter: scott was familiar with navy ships. for years he had worked at the air
SFGTV
Mar 4, 2011 6:00pm PST
rather than have all that be sent to us, we might just get a citation. if we were curious, we could go find it. the scenes there are probably ways to reduce that number. that is a high number. the other question i have has to do with -- in order for us to raise the surcharge at a rate of 1.52, the current cpi, it seems like a straight-line function. in other words, if the cpi is 1.52, the fees would be raised by 1 pi 52. is that accurate? what is 1.50 to reflect? is that for a year? how is that derived? >> i can find that out for you. it is a number the controller's office prepares. vice presdient garcia: i am just curious. do not ask the city attorney. [laughter] president goh: i will make some comments around that same item. i wonder if every time we send e-mails and cc the deputy city attorney that is a billable hour for her. perhaps we could minimize that. with regard to the various statutes or case law citations, we could get those from staff. i know staff is overburdened already and doing so much with so little. many of these, we see over and over again and have right in front of
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 6:00am PST
is on topics that we think we already understand. >> james, thank you for spending time with us, and congratulations on the exhibition and letting san francisco see this big body of work of yours. >> thanks. part of this grant will be to develop training and work force opportunities for people who are interested in digital media and digital media training. the 1766 will be to have time positions which will be an opportunity to give folks interested in digital media and opportunity to provide work experience and learn under the tutelage of our sfgtv folks how to develop digital video. 1769 would be a half times supervisor that would supervise at staff. supervisor mirkarimi: back to the dt positions, can you be more descriptive of what they do? i understand the age our classification, but i did not hear what exactly they are doing. >> a large part of this grant will be to provide funding to nonprofit partners. in fact, dt will be providing money to two digital media nonprofit partners, 11 youth technology partners. this will entail developing grant agreements with these groups, de
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 11:30am PST
before us is to bring information to this committee. some of the other components really help the driver costs. other things that really helped add to that picture, i am hoping those topics will be of interest so that we will have a full understanding. i do ask for the support of this committee to work together to talk about what your options are and what your best ideas are going forward. to the best extent that we want to evaluate options when the budget comes, we need to engage in those conversations now. to my committee members, if you have things you think can be done better, let's start hearing them. with that, we have these items that are before us. i would ask the committee if we could file item number one and continue to the call of the chair item number two. can we do that without objection? are there any other items before us? >> no items left on the budget and finance committee. supervisor chu: we are adjourned. >> hello, everybody. thank you for coming. on behalf of phil and our two daughters, we want to thank you for coming to the swearing in today. let's get the program un
CNN
Mar 5, 2011 4:00am EST
. that's all for us for now. here's my friend anderson cooper with "ac 360" pntsz. >>> muammar gadhafi is cracking down and killing his own people again using deadly force on the streets of tripoli and cracking down on reporters who are not cooperating taking away their cameras, trying to blind the world to what is happening. but the videos keep coming. there newly up loaded cell phone video is reportedly from youtube it says from today, we cannot independently verify that, however. we do know from various reports that they moved in hard on protesters who were harmed with sticks and rocks and in some cases guns. gadhafi forces were said to use mortars and machine gunfire. watch. again, we can not independently verify exactly when this video was taken. one witness we spoke with said what happened was indescribable. a local doctor reporting 15 dead and upwards of 200 wounded. there's a river of blood, he says, running through his hospital. the regime meantime saying they have recaptured the city. the exact word they used was liberated, which again we cannot confirm. remember, according t
ABC
Mar 5, 2011 6:30pm EST
sides digging in. the colonel and the rebels. what if anything should the u.s. do now? >>> the latest singer to give back the gadhafi money. >>> the cold case cracked, the man who targeted women for more than a decade and the one simple move this week that got him caught. >>> made in america. thousands of you writing in from the firefighter's uniform to the kindergarten class to the discovery at the golden gate bridge. what all of you found. >>> good evening on this saturday. like clock work, the spike in twisters we see every year when we start the month of march returned in devastating force. one tearing through a louisiana town flipping a mail truck like a toy. snapping utility poles. the power is out tonight in more than 100 homes damaged. we've now learned of one death, a mother trying to save her child. the tornado is part of a massive storm system. there are flood warnings and watches in 20 states from the mississippi river to the hudson river. meteorologist chikage windler leads us off. >> reporter: three suspected tornados touched down within 15 minutes of each other in south
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2011 5:00pm PST
an established communication system using sign language. third girl: well, i have been able to listen and speak, and to me, that's the greatest thing in the world. narrator: these individuals have a genetic disorder called usher syndrome. each was born with hearing loss, often complete deafness, and all have retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that causes slow, progressive loss of vision. the typical case, ok, is one, a son or a daughter, originally diagnosed as having a hearing loss and then eventually within several years later, usually as a preteen or teen, diagnosed with the retinitis pigmentosa, and the family is thunderstruck because there's nobody else in the family with a hearing loss. there's nobody else in the family with any kind of visual problems other than grandma, who had cataracts. so, how could this happen? narrator: paul molloy has usher syndrome. he is profoundly deaf and legally blind. he and his wife, who is also deaf, have two children who are hearing and sighted. paul lives on long island and commutes daily to manhattan, where he works at columbia university. paul learned h
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2011 8:30pm PST
of supervisors came together to select an outstanding choice along many outstanding candidates to lead us over the next several years. >> over the past several months when this issue has come up, it had been agonizing. the board has been put into a difficult situation. there are a lot of differences of opinion on how to run the city, how to mass make a decision, who should be in place, 11 people to agree on that is a challenging thing. i think we have done the best we can do in the process, considering the difference of opinions. >> the people of san francisco can now choose their mayor, the direction they want to go. that is why this decision was so appropriate. >> the other big shock is that the moderates seem to have won this round. people thought, progressives have themselves on the board. there is no reason that they will not get together and take a noted leader who is a progressive to be interim mayor, and then stayed there for another term. the great thing about being in term mayor is to get to run as an incumbent. the fact that the progressives could not get together to get somebody in
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2011 9:30am PST
. it is understates rights -- is under states' rights. after lincoln had freed us from slavery, they instituted this law, separate but equal, and the state had sanctioned it. but everything there was, even when they had things that were federal, they would put a rope up, and the white people would be on one side, and the black people on the other side. i prayed. i'm a baptist. i hope was that the people would hear about the injustices. [applause] >> thank you very much for giving us those highlights. we want to move to a different era in this nation's history, when those signs are no longer present, but their presence is felt. with that, i turned t to bryonn bain. >> i am supposed to perform a piece, but i just feel like i want to talk to you. can i bring the format and do that? is that ok? i am honored and humbled to be aired. i want to acknowledge the presence of my elders, ancestors who made it possible for me to be here today. i am away by -- the more i hear, the more i read, the more i research -- i was not doing anything nearly as courageous at 18 years old. looking back, when i was 15, t
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 12:30pm PST
in that. clerk: same house, same call. president newlin: my grandfather used to say, "you know what i would be if i was not irish?" and then he would say, "ashamed." [laughter] ok, item number 6, commission's comments and questions. yes? commissioner meko? commissioner meko: koran i have something that might be of interest to anyone it too would be -- i have something that might be of interest. on march 10, and there will be a committee hearing that will consider an adjustment to the pending plan that would require conditional use. the housing developed within 200 feet of a venue. otherwise, where housing is a permitted use, but within 200 feet of an existing venue, they would be required to go through a conditional-use process, and the task force that is writing the play and is considering findings to be added on, specific to sell the market, so anybody that is interested in either side of this issue or all sides of these issues -- this issue, i encourage you to attend this meeting. it is in room 421 here at city hall. >> item number7, new business request for future agenda items. se
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 8:00am PST
opportunity and we're putting in place a system that would allow us to repeat the exercise we have gone through to date for any other future clinics if a clinic should get to this point. certainly at this point we don't know of another clinic, but we think putting together a template for us is prudent to do, in part because it allows the city to have a game plan if in fact we approach this again. i think in the case of the department with lyon-martin, i think we were all a little surprised by the fiscal condition, and certainly because the department was not the contractor with the consortium -- not the consortium, but with lyon-martin, the level of information the department received was not the level of information a contractor would receive. we have taken a tactic to essentially treat lyon-martin as if it were a contractor, even though it is a subcontractor, so now we will get and be able to monitor their progress in terms of operations, fiscal structure, governance, and we see that as an appropriate mechanism to do. and certainly as mentioned, if in fact the financial analysis
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2011 3:00pm EST
useful, he became so rich, he bought his freedom. when we returned about that, we -- when we learned about that, we suddenly learned about a connection to marina's family. >> so i had always known about my family's connection to sugar because my great grandparents traveled from india across to guyana which is in south america, but it's considered part of the caribbean, and they came to cut, to work on sugar plantations. so part of what fascinated us was what is this substance where someone in be his family -- in his family all the way in russia, a serf, and someone in my family looking to get a better life over here in india and then over to the caribbean, what is this substance that could effect people from such different parking lots of the world? -- parts of the world? >> and before we trace that out, we want to ask you a question. how many of you think you might have sugar somewhere in your family background? so that's one, two, three -- oh, man, yes! yes! >> all right. what i'm going to do, i just want to hear from a couple of you where your family might have been from, okay? >>
CNN
Mar 5, 2011 6:00am EST
, we are going to look atmore money being spent to put oil in the tank. more money for those of us with home heating oil. >> those of you in the dark blue states are the lucky ones. your gas prices are lowest. new york and out west, prices are fast approaching $4 a gallon. in some places, $4 has been topped. an i reporter sent us this, $4.09 a gallon for gas. it cost $70 to fill up. it will last a week or so. a hike like this in the price of gas is especially tough. what is driving the price of gas higher? the violence in libya. we are hearing of fierce battles in zawiya not far from tripoli. it's a similar story in tripoli. a u.s. official tells cnn the protesters are well armed and could carry on the fight for some time. that means tanks and antiaircraft guns. >> what war? what war? then we will die. >> everybody using guns before the people. anybody makes a small move, they kill them. >> the heavy fighting caused them to flee for the border. it's causing a humanitarian crisis. many are in tent cities in the tunisian border. police arrived yesterday to try to help the situation.
CNN
Mar 5, 2011 11:00am EST
morning. good morning, everyone. i'm so glad you're with us. i'm randi kaye. libyan rebels score key victories, but there's growing concern in the u.s. about who the opposition really is and if they could actually be worse than moammar gadhafi. >>> in the u.s., several states inundated with floodwaters are about to get hit again. we'll tell you just how bad it is going to get. >>> and saving big bucks with online coupons. yes, now we have your interest. we'll show you how to cash in. >>> we begin with a story that has an impact on every household in america. soaring gas prices. the unrest in libya is helping fuel that surge. since yesterday, you're paying on average two cents more for a gallon of regular unleaded. the national average, $3.49. and this is going to shock you. this time last year, the average price for that same gallon of gasoline was $2.72. higher gas prices are tied to the jump in the price of oil. it's above $104 a barrel right now. investors are worried about supply disruption if the unrest in north africa and the middle east keeps spread iing. the fight for libya i
FOX News
Mar 5, 2011 4:00pm EST
're not that much closer to a deal. >> gregg: to be fair, republicans are using some tricky math. they claim the total of proposed spending cuts is $102 billion but actually based on this year's budget, it's really $61 billion. both sides are guilty of mathematical deception but there will be a vote to us, harry reid announced it on both the proposals but they are not going to pass, are they? >> it looks like both will fail. i think that is what has to happen so the senate leaders can get their members to the table, they can say look, we have to negotiate. so there has to be a compromise. i think they actually have to go through those motions to convince members, hey, a deal has to happen. >> which brings plea to my next question. in the senate with new numbers, they do have enough votes to block any attempt to change the house bill. doesn't that mean that in reality the only way to fund the government is through house republicans? >> well, i don't know about that. i think everybody has a role to play here. democrats control the senate. they don't have 60 votes but they are in charge and pre
ABC
Mar 4, 2011 5:30pm PST
>> for jand patel, thanks for joining us. >> and we'll see you at 6:00. >>> tonight on "world news," hurtling higher. gas prices climbing by the day. we seek answers to what is ahead and what can be done. >>> bouncing back. nearly 200,000 new jobs. so, who is hiring big time tonight? and what about the out-of-work americans you met here, have they landed a job? >>> what happened? a high school sports star makes the winning play, then collapses and dies. we learned what happened to his heart. >>> and made in america. your great ideas for keeping jobs here at home. tonight, the american worker is our "person of the week." >>> good evening. they were out there today at just about every gasoline station in america, 114,000 stations across the country. the workers pulling down one set of prices and slapping up new, higher ones. prices all americans have seen climb almost every single day. since the start of the year, take a look at this, the average price of a gallon has jumped 10%, from $3.07 to $3.38. so, we sought an answer. how much higher can this go? matt gutman reports in tonight
PBS
Mar 4, 2011 7:00pm PST
of free libya. it used to be a state run radio station but sided with anti-government forces beginning last month. the station director is ali ashour, who is 56. the station director is 56. previously he had not been allowed to broadcast anything other than praise for colonel gadhafi, for which he felt ashamed. ast -government demonstrations month, and security troops killed more than 60 citizens. at the time many staff members gathered in ashour's office. they all resolved to stop broadcasting government propaganda and to support the demonstrators. >> reporter: the aspirations of freedom-seeking young people support ashour's belief. hanza, the second son of ali, took part in the demonstrations and suffered head and leg injuries after clashing with security forces. >> reporter: through broadcasting, ashour is trying to inspire people towards the decisive battle against the gadhafi regime. >> reporter: citizens of libya have stood up in pursuit of freedom. they have been supported by a local station that has rebelled against the dictatorial government. nhk world, watanabe, benghazi. >>>
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2011 10:30pm PST
week and not know but it will be exciting. thank you for showing us this interesting technology. >> ... >> i am the chief building inspector. we are here at the base of telegraph hill to talk about a subject of great interest for the people of san francisco which is rockslide, slope stability, which caused a dramatic front-page news. i am here with two knowledgeable and wonderful guests. i am here with a geotechnical engineer and a geologist. we are here to talk about rockslide, rockfalls, and related issues. what is the difference between a geologist and a geotechnical engineer? >> and engineering geologist deals with identifying site characteristics, mapping, the ground's surface, collecting all of this data. the engineer can come up with medications and designs. >> the structural engineer might be working on a building if there is a building involved. what is your role? >> i am interested in the physical properties of the earth and how the earth will behave: subject to different load changes. when you are building a building, you are applying a load and you are wondering if t
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 12:30am PST
the front and 8 foot off the bat, we lose our bedrooms. asking us to do these setbacks is not nearly a design modification but it prevents us from expanding our home to useless . for him think you for your consideration. -- thank you for your consideration. >> we are in support of the project. not only looking at the plants, we lived across the street and a little bit up the hill. we are looking at the home and this is consistently fine. we don't see any issues with the project. >> thank you. >> i have lived on the streets for about 10 years. i am actually the neighbor to the east. there might be some issue. i am also a little confused way we are here when all the neighbors that we know, we have talked to them and we are happy for the renovation. i am here to say i support it. there is no issue for me. this is totally fine. >> thank you, commissioners. >> you mentioned a local pattern, i watched it 63-story additions go up across the street. i have been there 29 years. this is ok with me. i am confused by that. there are at the third four editions. this actually overhangs the buildi
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 5:30am PST
the district was ranked second as far as un used plant locations. i am working hard to change this. i believe we can do more to connect the dots with issues of the environmental justice, urban health, watershed protection, all over our city to protect our forests. i have taken personal initiative to attend a sub committee and full council meetings on my own volition. i would be very happy to have the opportunity to serve on this commission. i would like to thank you in advance for considering my qualifications. thank you. >> to our clerk, when we talk about members of an organization, are we talking about employees of an organization or participating through dues? >> you will have to ask the city attorney. >> [inaudible] commissioner kim: miss adams, i know this is not a charter permission -- commission. do you have a response to the question? do you have to be an employee of a nonprofit to qualify as a member? >> currently, the way it's it's right now, we have one applicant for seat 2. we have two applicants for seats 4 and 5. we have four applicants for seats 6 and 7. the questio
FOX News
Mar 5, 2011 10:30am EST
to be in washington. >> come on, you know, the idea is that we have to make -- we hear the politicians use the word sacrifice all the time, but what are we going to sacrifice? we can't sacrifice nothing in this country. we can't close a national park. listen, i think the only way that this government is going to get any sort of discipline, fiscal discipline if it's heaped on them with this kind of stuff. >> it's interesting you mentioned the whole disruption with passports and that thing. i guess the al-qaeda reference would be wise there because you couldn't get a passport if you were al-qaeda in this environment. >> i legitimately worry about the children. what will we tell our children. >> like coming on imus. >> what are we going to tell our children? can you answer that question? >> no, i can't. like a temporary letdown. but the bottom line is i think we'll be looking at this one way or the other in a couple of weeks. i think we will see a shut down. i don't know how long it will be. but i don't think it's the end of the world. it's been advisable, but i don't think it's the end of the world.
FOX News
Mar 5, 2011 11:00am EST
guys. david asman forbes on fox is coming up. with lou dobbs joining us, fox is the name for business just ask charles payne. here's david. >> david: muammar qadhafi's deadly defiance in libya smacking you hard in the wallet here in the u.s.. oil prices surging to levels not seen in more than two years. gas prices spiking more than 30 cents. some folks paying more than four bucks a gallon. those numbers have some here worrying it is going to wreck america's already fragile economy. the shrugs? cut the federal gas tax. would that work? welcome to forbes on fox. we have mr. steve forbes, lindsey mcdonald, dennis neil. rich, let's start with you. >> one month ago this economic recovery was starting to look durable and american consumer confidence was the highest since the recession. now today, because oil has gone up $15 a barrel and gas has gone up 30 cents a gallon the economy looks more from jim. you can project 100 billion dollars of commerce will -- vanish just on the price of oil in administration needs to do anything possible to keep the price of energy low, including a temporary
CBS
Mar 5, 2011 6:30pm EST
. >> reporter: okay, we won't, then. opponents of the regime face great risk in speaking to us but they're getting increasingly desperate. do you think people will continue to-- >> yes. >> reporter: people continue to protest? >> yes. >> reporter: the qaddafi family says it's all outsiders, it's al qaeda, it's people on drugs. what do you say to that? >> you believe this? >> reporter: i'm just telling you what they say. >> you believe? >> reporter: what do you say? >> it's a big lie. it's very big. >> reporter: the battle for zawiyah isn't over. doctors in the town say the death toll has already reached about 60, about half of those civilian from indiscriminate shelling. the government unit in the town is the infamous hamise brigade, named for and led by one of muammar qaddafi's sons, and is about the most feared unit in the libyan army. the rebels say they're bracing for another attack. ruse. >> mitchell: mark, we've seen some libyan army units go over to the rebels. is there any thought that could happen around tripoli as well? >> reporter: well, that is exactly the key. in the east c
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2011 6:30pm PST
them -- nice to meet you. >> can you talk to me about a variety of products that use cell? >> we have these lovely constructed platters. we make these wonderful powder bowls. they can have a lot of color. >> york also using your license. -- you are also using your license. >> this means that i can register with the city. this makes sure that our family participated in making all of these. >> this comes by licensed artists. the person selling it is the person that made it. there is nothing better than the people that made it. >> i would like you to meet michael johnson. he has been in the program for over 8 years. >> nice to me you. what inspired your photography? >> i am inspired everything that i see. the greatest thing about being a photographer is being able to show other people what i see. i have mostly worked in cuba and work that i shot here in san francisco. >> what is it about being a street artist that you particularly like? >> i liked it to the first day that i did it. i like talking to mentum people. talking about art or anything that comes to our minds. there is more visib
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2011 12:00am PST
my son the same age as his daughter. why out of the 2 of us only one has bottom an adult. >> i'm never getting married. she sank back against the ground. i sat then next to her i could smell fabric softener. >> this is nothing hoeky about loving something with all your heart. that's not how anyone has loved me. that's why they leave me. i'm everyone's good luck charm but mine. >> she was right. there was nothing hoeky about a great love to span a lifetime. >> love struck couples staring into each other's eyes. waitress with tired legs waiting for the end of her shift receives a visit from johnitto. he turns, one last time to the faces above the steaming plates before he's out. into the neon lit street leaving behind a trail of rose petals, dark as sacrificial hearts. >> if we killed you now, if we took aim for your belly with our cross bow or laser sight and pulled a trigger or let a tipped arrow rip through the night air, there would not be a story to tell. so, while we lay and wait for you to appear, chewing the fat, lit up on beer. lit up on the last of the evening light
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 11:00am PST
of finance and the governor's office, we raise that issue. we actually have property that was conveyed to us and the increment that is associated with the development of that property will go into development of the trans bay terminal. it is a project that is on the fence and we will be working to make sure it is clear. one of the things that is hurting us right now, as you have read, many agencies have entered into a cooperative agreements with cities dedicating huge sums of money. sometimes billions to obligate projects rather than the agency take on those obligations. they are mentioning those kinds of activities as things that they will try to undermine or lemonade through this language. the reason why we get caught in the middle of this, they are agreements that look like they are between the city and the joint powers authority. supervisor kim: that property is not encumbered? >> wheat to the developer and acquired the property. for architecture and things like that. the way the process works is that we commit the construction financing limited the tax credit and investors on board beca
CBS
Mar 4, 2011 5:00pm PST
of car break ins in alameda county. mark will show us the tempting targets. mark. >> reporter: well, imagine coming home from work and finding this. the windows in your car simply smashed. this is the reality for dozens of commuters. this particular driver doesn't know yet about the damage. at the centerville train station off of fremont boulevard, a few cars show the damage from a night of destruction. fremont police say as many as 40 vehicles were broken into here. the windows smashed, money, and valuables taken from inside. >> i saw a lot of windows with broken glass on the ground. >> fremont resident, john mitchell first noticed the damage yesterday and said the parking lot, which is open to the public is an easy target. >> who knows, laptops, they leave stuff in there. you never know. >> it's a crime of opportunity. you have all these cars parked here. no one is around. you break windows. >> fremont police detective says officers have taken a dons reports so far, but they expect more victims to come forward. as for the person or persons behind this string of burglaries. at
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2011 10:00am PST
substantially. i think that those will in some form or another be a part of the solution. but it still leaves us with about a $300 million projected deficit if we assume that all of those solutions are used. again, as you know, we asked departments to submit targets for reduction. i wanted to talk about how that math works. supervisor chu: could i ask you a quick question about the potential city-wide solutions? the $30 million in capital budgets rejection, previously we were able to find resurfacing money because of gas taxes. this year is there any chance for offset? >> a good question. conceivably we do have the possibility of using the gas tax to fund the streets further. we are getting to a point where sustainable to keep adding to that debt burden. it is a potential policy decision that we could make. we have used the gas tax for the last two years. we are getting to the point where that will be limited as a solution. the capital plan calls for, within the next two years, street resurfacing general obligation bonds that have been anticipated in the past. but they have not gone on to the ba
WHUT
Mar 5, 2011 11:30am EST
to the beat is a thing i do ♪ now, as musicians, we use math, but we're not the only ones. people use math in their work all the time, specifically algebra. - and today we're going to talk about how we use it in the music biz. - ♪ you can make a chemical by solving an equation ♪ - and also how chloe dao uses it in fashion. - add a little bit more here. - and julia detar uses it in making video games. we're gonna challenge you to take on some problems that we encounter all the time. - but you won't be alone. after you've had a crack at it, you'll watch jiayun, calen, carter, and yasmin get the math. [hip-hop music] - my name is chloe dao. i am a fashion designer with a studio in houston, texas. i was the season 2 winner of project runway. i always had style. i was voted "best dressed" in junior high. in high school, i made my own prom dress, my first garment ever i made from scratch. i was really proud of it. there are eight girls in my family. i'm number six. we're vietnamese, but we were born in laos. in 1976, there was a lot of conflict in laos, so we tried to flee it, but we were ca
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